Utah is well known for its spectacular winter sports. What is not as well-known is the vast amount of warm-weather sports available. Although the risk of injury is understood in many sports, when injuries are the result of incompetent coaches or instructors or the negligent or reckless behavior of others, you should consult with a Utah personal injury lawyer.
The waivers that one signs when participating in a potentially dangerous sport are designed to protect the owners, instructors and maintenance personnel. These waivers, however, do not always protect them from liability for negligence or for allowing hazardous conditions to exist. Even if you have signed one of these waivers, if you feel that you were not properly protected in a reasonable manner you may have grounds to recover substantial compensation for medical costs, lost earnings, pain and suffering, and other damages. Attorney David S. Kottler of Summit Injury Law will be happy to review the circumstances of your injury with you and let you know if you have a case that should be pursued.
Though there are many other recreational sports in Utah, certainly skiing and snowboarding are amongst the top. Sports injury claims resulting from ski or snowboard accidents can be warranted when:
These are just some of the circumstances that can support a personal injury lawsuit.
Sports injury claims in Utah are not just limited to ski or snowboard accidents. Bicycle accidents and motorcycle accidents caused by defective equipment or negligence on the part of rental companies or other riders can sometimes be grounds for legal action.
No matter what the circumstances are of your sports injury, contact a Utah personal injury attorney today to find out if you are entitled to financial compensation for your injuries.
We encourage all prospective clients to speak with our experienced Utah personal injury lawyer. Whether you hire us or not, we are able to provide you with a free case evaluation, so you can make an informed decision.